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Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
October 16, 2016

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Curriculum Vitae

James Keogh

***- *******

**A The Cloisters, Terenure, Dublin 6w

Professional summary

A methodical, accurate and dexterous carpentering professional having diverse experience in construction carpentry. Safety minded individual with track record of understanding the customer’s preferences and delivering guaranteed satisfactory services. Strong analytical skills including proven ability to solve problems with multifaceted perspective.

Areas of Expertise

Over 10 years’ extensive experience in carpentry field to include;

Custom home framing in both Canada and Australia

Internal framing

Roofing- Hand cut and truss experience.

Renovations (structural and steel)

1st and 2nd fix carpentry

Shuttering, Concrete and Tunnelling

Dry wall and insulation

Decking and fencing

All aspects of carpentry

Key Accomplishments in Carpentry

Received performance based bonuses and rewards.

Successfully lead a framing team in Canada to complete million dollar homes.

Training of junior carpenters

Professional Experience

January 2016- present: Sub contractor for Wilken Development in Dublin (working on town houses).

Erecting rooves both hand cut and trussed

First fix including stud work, boxing, window boards, door frames, stair installation etc.

Second fix including hanging doors, skirting, architrave, stair finish, door hardware.

July 2015- Dec 2015: Self- employed in Toronto, Canada.

Planned and worked on layout derived from blueprints, drawings and models.


Dry wall insulation

Door frames, window casings, wooden floors, skirting, architrave, hanging doors and hardware.

Decking- cedar and pressure treated

Fences- cedar and pressure treated

Wall panelling and Wainscoting

Oct 2014- July 2015: Blackrock Design LTD, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Role: Foreman

Renovations (start to finish) to include demolition, structural, 1st fix, dry wall insulation and 2nd fix.


Decking and fencing

Reading blueprints

Leading a successful team to complete projects.

March 2014- Oct 2014: Ward and Burke Micro tunnelling, Mississauga, Ontario.

Role: General Carpentry


Concrete pouring

Pre- cast concrete construction

Steel fixing

Shaft sinking

Micro- tunnelling

Machine driving

General labour

March 2012- March 2014: AAA Renovations, Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario

Role: Lead Carpenter

Construction of onsite timber- framed homes

Truss and hand cut roof installation

Installation of structural steel and timber beams

Installation of windows and doors

Renovations (start to finish) to include demolition, structural, 1st fix, dry wall insulation and 2nd fix.

Nov 2011- March 2012: Rednek Construction, King St West, Toronto

Role: General Carpenter

Woking on Toronto’s second highest building to complete;

Steel stud framing

Finish work and general carpentry

Jan 2010- Nov 2011: Self- employed in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary, Ireland




1st and 2nd fix carpentry



Attic conversions

July 2009- Dec 2009: Galway Construction, Newtown, Sydney, Australia

Role: General Carpentry

Jan 2009- July 2009: Pat Farrell Carpentry and Construction, Burwood, Sydney

Role: General Carpentry

Nov 2005- Dec 2008: Fergus Collins Construction LTD, Ballina, Co. Tipperary

Role: Apprentice Carpenter

Sept 2004- Nov 2005: Maurice Leamy, Landscape and Plant hire, Capparoe, Nenagh.

Role: General Labour and Landscaper


2005- 2010: Carpentry and Joinery Apprenticeship

Cork Institute of Technology, Bishopstown, Co. Cork.

Phase 6 Completed

Overall result: Pass

Limerick Institute of Technology, Moylish, Co. Limerick

Phase 4 completed

Overall result: Pass

FÁS Training Centre, Roxboro, Co.Limerick

Phase 2 completed

Overall result: Pass

*Phases 1, 3, 5 and 7 completed on site.

1999- 2004: Leaving Certificate Examination

St. Josephs CBS, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary.

Result: 4 Honours, 3 Pass.

Additional Attributes

Proficient use of Microsoft Office

Ability to use Auto- cad

Experience in the use of site surveying equipment

Completion of Safe Pass Course

Ability to work on my own initiative and as part of a team

Interests and Achievements

Captained a Toronto Soccer team leading them to league club success.

Played Senior Hurling with Kilruane McDonaghs with whom I won both North Tipperary and County medals.

Regular user of gym and swimming pool

Played with Nenagh CBS Hurling team, winning the Munster Final in the Harty Cup in 2004.

Member of the Tipperary County Minor Hurling Panel 2004.


1.Ken Keary

Wilken Developments, Ballyboden, Dublin.

Telephone: 087- 2539501

2.Niall O’Sullivan

Blackrock Design LTD, Coxwell/ Gerrard, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Telephone: +1-647-***-****

3.Brad Hayward

AAA Renovations, Scarborough, Toronto, Ontario.

Telephone: +1-416-***-****

4.Ross Lacey

Ward and Burke Micro tunnelling, Mississauga, Toronto, Ontario

Telephone: +1-647-***-****

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